Infectious Disease Institute District EMTCT - EID Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District EMTCT - EID Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

General Summary:

  • The position holder will be accountable for coordination, implementation, and ensuring maximum outputs regarding EMTCT/ EID services in supported districts.

  • The officer will provide technical assistance to the district teams to ensure timely attainment and
    sustenance of quality EMTCT / EID service delivery.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Either Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Completion of Registered
    training/diploma in Midwifery from a recognized education institution

  • Training in elimination of mother to child transmission

    Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in the district
    health system setting

  • Knowledge and understanding of maternal and child health issues especially goal oriented ANC

  • Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices

  • Report writing skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and power point packages.

  • Attention to detail, especially regarding data accuracy.

  • Team player and management skills.

  • Good communication skills

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate implementation of all district EMTCT/ EID activities related to the project

  • Provide oversight for the mentorship of project and health facility teams in EMTCT/
    services in line with MoH policies and procedures.

  • Work with the relevant district personnel to ensure provision of an integrated information package for improving care for HIV positive pregnant and lactating mothers.

  • Support community demand and community based activities for HIV positive pregnant and lactating mothers in the supported areas to improve identification, uptake and retention.

  • Strengthen documentation and records management of pediatric, HIV positive pregnant and lactating mother’s data using appropriate tools and online systems.

  • Any other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District EMTCT - EID Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

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